A question from a woman who was having trials prompted S. Michael Wilcox to think differently about the word “pray.”
Her question: “What do you do when prayer is not enough?”
Wilcox’s answer was to not just "pray," but to instead pour out, wrestle or believe.
Wilcox, a retired Church Educational System instructor, suggested at Time Out for Women recently that the word "pray" gets so overused that it loses its proper meaning.
“There might be a difference in my mind if we say, ‘I’m going in the bedroom to say my prayers’ or 'I’m going in to wrestle with my God.' ”